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Definition of senior:

  1. A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.
  2. An aged person; an older.
  3. Belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools.
  4. More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.
  5. One in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course at an American college; - originally called senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a professional schools or at a seminary.
  6. One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.

Synonyms:

old, aged, ripened, of greater dignity, of advanced standing, next older, elderberry bush, next higher in rank, youth, elder, cured, older, new, of age, higher, higher in rank, advanced, over, elderly, fourth-year, sr., more advanced.

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